From the cutoff seat, Tom Marchese raised to 90,000. Antonio Esfandiari reraised to 210,000 on the button and then play moved to Ben Lamb in the big blind. Lamb put in a reraise and made it 500,000 even with a little over 3.5 million behind. Marchese tanked for a bit with a little over four million behind and then reraised to 875,000. Esfandiari folded, but Lamb studied, then called.
The flop came down and both players checked to see the land on the turn. Again, both players checked.
After the fell on the river, Lamb checked and Marchese tanked. After a minute or two, Lamb asked, "Do you know I checked?" Marchese nodded.
Another minute or so passed and Marchese checked behind. "Queens," said Lamb, showing the . Marchese mucked and Lamb won the pot.